The Lack of Good IT Governance

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Information Technology (IT) governance primarily involves aligning IT goals to organizational strategic goals, measuring success and maximizing return on investment. IT governance is important to both public and private sector organizations. In today’s climate, various laws and regulations (FISMA, FIAR, Sarbanes-Oxley, etc.) drive IT governance requirements.

Why Choose eConsultants?

  • The Challenges

    Organizations operating in the federal sector face unique security challenges, hackers, data loss and reputation for example, and compliance requirements such as FISMA and FedRAMP.

  • The Need

    Although these organizations require cyber security leadership these organizations don’t always require full-time Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs). That’s where eCi presents value-add. By acting as your Virtual CISO (vCISO), eCi can provide security expertise and thought leadership based on best practices in alignment with your organizational initiatives.

  • The Solution

    eCi has senior resources that have security leadership experience. We can provide you with management expertise on an elastic basis at a fraction of the cost of a full time CISO. We will integrate as members of your team to assist with the implementation and management of your governance, risk & compliance activities. Based on Agile principles, our model is tailored to your specific needs and you gain immediate expertise in areas where knowledge gaps exist. Bottom line, eCi combines expertise professionalism, and business acumen to deliver cost/benefit services that align with your organizational goals.

Experience Matters

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eCi's consultants poses over 20 years of experience successfully planning and directing activities that provided innovative technology, governance, and security and assurance service solutions; almost half of that experience directly related to providing GRC services in the federal space

Governance, Risk, & Compliance (GRC) Management

eCi is uniquely poised to assist organizations with GRC management.  We can help organizations identify, remediate, and manage enterprise risks in addition to coordinating the utilization of organizational resources to improve GRC effectiveness and help manage costs.

Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) Development

We work with clients to ensure that an ISMS is developed that remains effective and efficient over time. The ISMS is built according to the ISO/IEC 27001 standard using a Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) model or the Six Sigma DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control).

Penetration Testing Vulnerability Management & Incident Response

Penetration testing exposes weaknesses in systems and identifies paths vulnerable to exploitation.  eCi has assisted numerous organizations uncover vulnerabilities.  Our team will highlight actions that help your organization make informed decisions to reduce risk across your business.

Risk Assessment

eCi has years of experience in assisting organization apply the NIST Risk Management Framework, performing Organizational & Program Level Risk Assessments, performing Vulnerability & Penetration Assessments, and performing Security Test & Evaluations as the areas pertain to risk assessments. We also perform full life-cycle organizational level, mission-level, and information systems level risk assessments.

Audit Readiness & Support Services

eCi’s consultants are experts in Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) and Department of Defense (DOD) Business Enterprise Architecture (BEA) requirements and documentation in development of Blue Book requirements traceability matrices. We are also experienced in serving as a liaison between the DoD reporting entities, and service providers, involved in development of system requirements related to achieving audit readiness.

Advisroy Services to CIO and Executive Management

In performing risk management consulting services, our approach incorporates identifying risks and applicable controls, improving controls and evaluating the degree of transparency when reporting information to stakeholders.

Our Solutions

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Our Control Objectives for Technology and Related Technology (CoBIT) certified professionals are positioned to assist organization meet the five key principles for IT governance as outlined below:

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